Social Media Video Leads to Arrest of Child Rape Suspect

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A Rhode Island man is facing charges including child rape in an alleged incident that occurred on Saturday, police in Hanson, Massachusetts, confirmed.

According to Hanson Police, 23-year-old Jared A. Soltys, of Providence, Rhode Island, was seen in a video posted on social media with a minor in the area of Pleasant Street.

Hanson police responded to the area shortly after 1 a.m. on Saturday after reportedly being made aware of the video. After speaking to Soltys and the minor, officers arrested Soltys.

Soltys is facing charges of giving liquor to a minor, as well as child rape. He is being held on $20,000 bail and is scheduled to be arraigned on Monday in Plymouth District Court.

It is not immediately clear if he has an attorney.

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